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Selwyn Fireball (Elginfield Camera)

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It was Monday evening, December 12th. The time 6:04 p.m. The night sky was black, clear of clouds, filled with stars (Ed ~ Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.).
Astronomers have come up with a likely landing area about 20 kilometres in length and perhaps 5 kilometres long running north (and slightly) west at the east end of Stoney Lake just above Havelock.
Perhaps by the time you read this that mighty meteor might be found. If so, it will probably be in the "miracle" class of finds.

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At 6:04 pm on Monday evening, December 12, 2011 (23:04 UT Dec 12) six cameras of Western's Southern Ontario Meteor Network recorded a fireball in the evening sky east of Toronto. Although this bright fireball occurred near the peak of the annual Geminid meteor shower, it is unrelated to the shower.
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Meteorite likely landed in eastern Ontario: Researchers

Researchers are hoping to track down a large meteorite that streaked the sky and crashed in eastern Ontario Monday night.
Many Canadians were looking upward during the Geminid meteor shower when a bright fireball was spotted just after 6 p.m., by six cameras from the University of Western Ontario southern Ontario meteor network.
It was no bigger than a basketball and entered the earth's atmosphere at 14 km per second, experts say, leaving a green trail across the night sky.

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Video captures falling meteor

Astronomers from the University of Western Ontario have released rare video of a meteor that travelled through the evening sky east of Toronto earlier this week.
Six cameras belonging to Westerns Southern Ontario Meteor Network captured the slow-moving fireball shortly after 6 p.m. on Monday.

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Meteorite hunters prepare to scour cottage country

One thing's for sure, says Bonnie Hamilton, scanning the unfrozen surface of Stoney Lake. "It's not going to float."
Meteorite hunters can only hope any chips off the old block that flew from the sky this week landed on terra firma.
Make that a 4.5-billion-year-old block. That's the estimated age of the rare chunk of magnetic material that hit the planet northeast of Peterborough.

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Meteor streaks across southern Ontario

Sky gazers were in for a treat Tuesday, a day ahead of the expected peak of the Geminid meteor shower as a large fireball streaked across the sky in southern Ontario.
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